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Russian experts blast rigged ‘evidence’ for Crimean Tatar leader’s ‘separatism’ trial

Ukraine’s Crimean Tatar leader in sham Russian trial.

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18.08.2017 | Halya Coynash

The authoritative Moscow Guild of Linguists has totally demolished an FSB-commissioned ‘linguistic assessment’ used to back extraordinary ‘separatism’ charges against Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov.   702 more words


10. At the End of the Rails: A Train Buff's Russian Trans-Siberian Adventure

10. At the End of the Rails

On Saturday June 24th, finally Rossiya, train# 002, the superfast express train, pulled into Vladivostok train station exactly at 7am, local time, or give or take 23:45 Friday night Moscow time. 353 more words

The Obama-Trump One-Two Punch to America's Political Culture

by Gordon M. Hahn

In a recent comment to a Facebook post I noted that America would be hard-pressed to survive the one-two punch of successive Barack Obama and Donald Trump presidencies. 1,243 more words


The Useful Idiots of the Left

I’ve pointed out the useful idiots of the American right before like David Keene of The Washington Times and others. But Putin uses people who are useful to him, regardless of political ideology, and there are useful idiots on the American left as well. 911 more words


On Trump Russia

Again mass hysteria grips the country and the small crack between the two sides widens to that of the Grand Canyon. The extremists continue the cries of “Alt right” and “Fake News” to such deafening heights that those most rational among us are entirely drowned out. 979 more words


Russia’s election meddling backfired — big-time

By David Ignatius Opinion writer August 17 at 7:26 PM

Intelligence officers sometimes talk about “blowback,” when covert actions go bad and end up damaging the country that initiated them. 856 more words


Russia Claims To Have Invented Alternative To Fracking

By Tsvetana Paraskova – Aug 17, 2017

Russian scientists and local oil field services companies claim to have created a technology for thermochemical gas fracturing that could be an alternative to hydraulic fracturing and could increase oil production by between 1.7 and 6 times, Russia’s news agency RIA Novosti  261 more words